In difficult times, fashion is always outrageous.

— Elsa Schiaparelli

The most simplistic Elsa Schiaparelli quotes that are proven to give you inner joy

A good cook is like a sorceress who dispenses happiness.


Fashion is born by small facts, trends, or even politics, never by trying to make little pleats and furbelows, by trinkets, by clothes easy to copy, or by the shortening or lengthening of a skirt.


Women dress alike all over the world: they dress to be annoying to other women.


I gave to pink, the nerve of the red, a neon pink, an unreal pink.


Mehr als das Leben lieb' ich meine Freiheit. More than life, I cherish freedom.


Remember, 20 percent of women have inferiority complexes, 70 percent have illusions.


Never fit a dress to the body but train the body to fit the dress.


Eating is not merely a material pleasure.

Eating well gives a spectacular joy to life and contributes immensely to goodwill and happy companionship. It is of great importance to the morale.


Eating well gives a spectacular joy to life and contributes immensely to goodwill.


Dress designing, incidentally, is to me not a profession but an art.


One [has] to sense the trend of history and precede it.


Belief is as necessary to the soul as pleasures are necessary to the body.


About Elsa Schiaparelli

Quotes 18 sayings
Nationality Italian
Profession Designer
Birthday October 16

Many men admire strong women but they don't love them.

Some women succeed at being strong and also tender, but most of those who have intended to walk alone, making their own way, have lost their happiness.


Mitt der Dummheit k a« mpfen G o« tter selbst vergebens.

Even the gods themselves struggle in vain against stupidity.


A dress has no life of its own unless it is worn, and as soon as this happens another personality takes over from you and animates it, or tries to, glorifies or destroys it, or makes it into a song of beauty.


The way is open to everybody who has the will, the ambition, the respect for work, and the IT.


Dresses that are truly beautiful are never unfashionable.